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Big Bus New York Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

  • Get around bustling and congested NYC easily with more than 30 bus stops
  • Explore New York City at your own pace and create your own itinerary 
  • Choose between multiple ticket options to fit your wants and needs
Big Bus New York Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
From US$44.10
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Panoramic Night Tour
2-hour tour. Please note this is not a hop-on hop-off tour.
From US$44.10
Classic Ticket
1-Day Hop-on Hop-off tour. Includes Downtown and Uptown bus loops.
From US$54.00
Premium Ticket
2-Day Hop-on Hop-off tour. Includes Downtown and Uptown loops. Choice of 2 Day Brooklyn Loop, Harlem Loop or Night Tour.
From US$63.00
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New York City can be tough to get around, especially when you’re a visitor trying to sightsee. Skip the stress of finding your way with this easy-to-exchange voucher for a Big Bus ticket. Pick from multiple ticket options that enhance your NYC experience by adding more time, more routes, more modes of transport, and more attractions. Save time, money, and your sanity while touring the best of the Big Apple.
What to Expect

Redeem your Big Bus voucher for a pass at any stop along a NYC route by simply showing it to a Big Bus staff member before boarding.

Either choose to complete the 2-hour city loop and learn fun facts about New York from your guide as you go, or hop off and on at any of the stops to create your own self-guided tour of the city. If you’d like to visit a lot of attractions or areas, you can plan your itinerary ahead of time. This pass helps you get around throughout your day without the hassle or expense of getting cabs or navigating the public transportation system.

Some areas you can see and stop at include Greenwich Village, SoHo, Chinatown, the Upper West Side, Lower Manhattan, Central Park, Times Square—it's up to you.

You can upgrade your Big Bus ticket to include a night bus tour or a sightseeing cruise.

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1 - 5 of 489 reviews

Reviewed today
Great way to get around town

We decided to buy a two day ticket which included all different routes as we wanted to see as much as possible within a short period of time. Unfortunately I cannot remember the individual name of the guides but they were all fantastic. Busses were...More

Thank Bianca W
Reviewed yesterday via mobile
Great Experience!

My husband and I visited from Australia and learnt so much from this hop on hop off! Other types I’ve been on from different companies have been boring and non engaging however this experience was the opposite! We had Bernie as the tour guide and...More

Thank Sarah_Raslan
Reviewed yesterday
Fun guides but underwhelming experience

The guides on all the buses were friendly and knowledgeable. They give you paper tickets and you have to dig them out and show them. Nothing electronic. As the day goes on the buses get busier and there are full buses and buses where you...More

1  Thank kandihagen
Reviewed yesterday
Mostly ok, but a few points.

We did the Downtown Tour with Big Bus. It was generally OK and I lean toward recommending it with a couple of points: 1. First and foremost, if it's a nice day and you intend to sit on top, do not try to get on...More

3  Thank Joec78
Reviewed yesterday via mobile
First day

Wouldn't do this again. The traffic congestion spoils the whole trip. We started up town the guide was good only gave out info when helpful. We hopped off at Bryant park to the downtown route. The guide was obnoxious, loud and just never stopped talking....More

Thank jean t
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Michelle G
20 June 2018|
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Response from thesigningmom1 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it has to be on consecutive days. It will become active the first day you use it.
17 June 2018|
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Response from eplamenova | Reviewed this property |
Guys he said it's not a hotel. If it's only a carry on bag it won't be a problem. You can put it under your seat.
Timoteo P
16 June 2018|
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Response from mikeygSouthport | Reviewed this property |
Many stops all over NYC -main Bus stop and shop is Times square
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